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Guidance for working during COVID 19

Your safety is paramount – we seek to avoid risks and strictly following Government Guidance - Common sense should prevail

No member of Hobdens staff is pressured to work in our office
Visitors to our office will be by appointment only

  • Vendors and viewers will have to declare that members of their household do not have Covid-19 symptoms or have been advised to shield
  • Valuations will only to be undertaken for clients wanting the valuation with a view to commencing sales marketing or for probate purposes
  • We will strongly encourage clients to view properties virtually in the first instance and then only physically inspect properties, which they have a strong interest in and seriously considering making an offerd
  • All parties viewing a property will be required to wash their hands with their own hand sanitiser immediately before entering and leaving the properties viewed
  • At viewings internal doors will be left opened and surfaces will have been wiped down before viewers enter
  • There will be no physical contact between staff, viewers and vendors
  • Numbers of viewers will be limited to no more than two at any one time
  • Viewings involving a household where somebody is clinically vulnerable but has not been asked to shield for example, the home of someone over 70, prior arrangements will be made to avoid face-to-face contact
  • A two metre social distance will be kept where possible
  • Vendors will be encouraged to vacate their property while viewings take place